Two arrested in Eastland County pursuit

Staff Writer

Around 2 p.m. on Sunday, an Eastland County DPS Trooper was involved in a pursuit with a Ford pickup on IH-20 for a traffic violation. As the driver took off and the pursuit was initiated, the passenger was observed throwing a pistol out the window.
The vehicle pursuit came to an end near Carbon at about 2:20 p.m. where the driver and passenger bailed out and took off on foot. The passenger, Rachel Smith, of Hico, was apprehended a short time later. The driver, Daniel Shead, of Hico, was apprehended around 8:30 p.m.
Drugs were recovered from the vehicle and the pistol was also recovered. Information has not been received on what charges are going to be filed.